It's not a great photo, but I bought both of these knives at the Airborne PX, Ft. Benning, GA on the day I graduated Airborne School. That was late December of 1990. Over 31 years ago and I still have them. They are my favorite knives, regardless of manufacturer.
I carried and wore out several Buck gents over many years.
Not a bad knife, but overpriced. I am happy these days with a similar Gerber, but with a liner lock. I have never worn out one of the Gerbers. But at ten bucks each in the bubble pack, I keep three or four in the cabinet for when I misplace one.
I have three Buck 110's. The oldest one is the year they first came out. Two of them have skinned so many Deer, Elk and pigs that the blades looked like stiletos I send them to Buck and for 20 bucks they just came back with new replaced blades, At 85 I probably won't be around long enough to do this again but my Grandkids who hunt might have to as I'm leaving them to them
I have several from a $10 on sale special direct from Buck, to a unused, unsharpened 1970's Kalinga in it's case, and a as new 1970 110 with sheath, and like them all. I have carried a Buck stockman in my front pocket for several decades As for a favorite maybe a 110 I got for Christmas from my parents over 40 years ago that has gutted well over 50 big game animals.